Internationally recognized leader of "The Internet of Things" (IoT), Innovation, Smart Cities...and now Artificial Intelligence
"Leadership for business, government, organizations and territories to invent their future using the new wave of global innovation"
US Leadership in Artificial Intelligence
Inline with a vision to enable digital transformation for society, Matthew has partnered with Innovation Corridor and Venture Smarter to provide US leadership in Artificial Intelligence and Supercomputing Modeling for Smart Cities and Smart Regions
Its capability and purpose is to fast track digital, social, environmental and economic transformation of regions within the United States and abroad.
Matthew is writing a book titled “Mindfully Building an Artificial Intelligence Enabled Society“. Read the synopsis.
Matthew James Bailey is a seasoned executive and global influencer. He collaborates with an entrepreneurial mindset. He can be hired as a board member, consultant or advisor, to develop, lead and scale a business initiative, or be featured as a keynote speaker.
Matthew is an internationally recognized pioneer and leading authority on the “Internet of Things” (IoT), Smart Cities and Innovation. He is a mindful visionary who operates at the intersection of leading edge technologies and innovation to achieve positive social, environmental and economic change.
Matthew has received wide public recognition for international achievements and has been a catalyst for the IoT/Smart City revolution in many territories. Twice, he has been recognized by the US government as a person of “Extraordinary Ability” and is a 2015 Worldwide Technology Network award nominee – previous winners Elon Musk and Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
He recently announced a national collaboration with US federal government agencies to launch a new initiative in Supercomputer Modeling and Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities and Smart Regions – the first of its kind.
Matthew has a global and regional vision for IoT, Smart Cities, Innovation and future societal systems. He is considered an IoT/Smart City Maven and renowned strategist. Matthew excels at “guiding” organizations in their innovation and digital transformation strategy. He has a unique track record at enabling impact and commercial growth in the IoT, Innovation and Smart City revolutions. He has worked with Fortune 500 technology companies, governments, economic development agencies, wireless and edge computing standards bodies, investors, entrepreneurs, startups and been a guest lecturer at Cambridge University.
Matthew was the first to introduce the UK Prime Minister and G7 governments to the IoT. He has 30 years experience in high-technology industries. He served on the board of ARIAC – elite global strategists advising the government of Alberta on policy, innovation and economic transformation. Since that work, the province has won significant investment in Smart Ag, Smart Cities and Healthcare and has just announced a new cluster for Artificial Intelligence as part of a Canadian-wide national innovation strategy. When it comes to transforming business, Matthew recently developed a new Global Smart Cities Practice for a Fortune #109 technology company.
Matthew is considered a savant at strategy, innovation, marketing, communicating messages to audiences, driving business growth and enabling territorial economic transformation. He is a proven large scale eco-system and alliance builder. Matthew helped re-shape innovation for the state of Colorado. He envisioned and co-founded the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, authored the thesis and helped raised funds for the Colorado Open Lab – a state-wide innovation eco-system to provision solutions for city and regional challenges. Both are first of their kinds in the USA.
Matthew is not just an IoT/Smart City Maven, he also is an innovation eco-system specialist helping to shape strategies for territories to stimulate growth and fast track digital transformation towards a participative and inclusive economy. Whether it be IoT, AI, Smart City, Smart Region or large scale Innovation Ecosystems. Territories are equipped with strategies and templates that leverage their unique strengths to deliver the right version of their thriving economy. As such, his latest whitepaper “How to Build Smart Cities Mindfully” proposed a series of four principles to guide territories in their leadership and development of a Smart City and Smart Region. These principles are being used today across the world. To date, this whitepaper has been downloaded by nearly 500 cities in 62 countries located in 20 sub-continents.
Matthew enjoys public speaking and leads the field of inspiring speakers on IoT, AI, Smart Cities, Innovation and the future of society. To date he has spoken at over 200+ public engagements.
Matthew has a powerful global network of business, technology, investors, innovation and governmental leaders which gives him reach into top leadership and partners traversing numerous territories. During his life journey Matthew has had the honour to meet global leaders in Innovation and Technology – Steve Wozniak; Environmental – Sir David Attenborough; Theoretical physicist and cosmologist – Professor Stephen Hawking.
For most of his career, Matthew operated from the renowned technology cluster, Cambridge UK. He now lives in Colorado, USA where he operates globally in business. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys the arts, walking in nature, reading history and politics, writing, cooking and supporting people to discover and live an empowered life.
Cambridge, UK 2013 — International event discussing how to enable societal impact in the world. This gave birth to the Impact Phenomenon eco-system framework that has been used to build technology clusters mindfully.
Denver, CO 2018 — Talking about Innovation and Smart Cities with City and County of Denver stakeholders.
Cambridge, UK 2017 — Launching the whitepaper “How to Build Smart Cities Mindfully” with business leaders from Cambridge.